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Why Fathers' Rights?

The Dadvocates team understands first-hand what it's like for children not to have access to their fathers. We are proud to dedicate our law firm to the protection of fathers' rights because we understand that:

  • Children who are the product of divorce or separation have a better quality of life outcome when their fathers are heavily involved in their lives.
  • Men have historically faced insurmountable disadvantages in court when a family breaks up.
  • The heavy burden placed on men during divorce can feel like a legal punishment for being a good husband, father, and provider.

At The Dadvocates, it is our goal to educate the court about the true facts of your case and to prevent the other party from using sexist stereotypes to win. We strive for the wellbeing of the children involved, and to us, that means as much time with Dad as possible!

How We Can Help

Our law firm has a nearly perfect success rate advocating for fathers and men in Colorado divorce courts. We have successfully represented men across the state with the following:

Obtaining equal or primary custody of very young children

Getting maintenance or spousal support from higher-earning spouses

Reducing a maintenance or spousal support obligation by proving that the other spouse is self-sufficient

Protecting assets

Terminating vexatious protection orders

Quashing unfounded vindictive claims of domestic violence

Going Through a Divorce? Schedule a Consultation

It can be difficult for men to achieve a favorable outcome in divorce court. Fortunately, The Dadvocates are here to help fathers from throughout the greater Denver area achieve the best possible settlement.

We are exclusively focused on fathers' rights and have helped countless men overcome the odds to achieve justice in family court. We help dads with issues related to alimony, child support, child custody, and much more.

We know that you are most focused on the best interests of your child. To ensure they receive the most possible time with the best possible version of their dad, schedule a consultation with our law firm today. You can schedule a consultation by filling out our online form or calling (720) 749-2876.

Real 5-Star Reviews "I Couldn't Thank Them Enough"


Robert Jones


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This firm is totally amazing, very professional and hands down the best I've witness, I now have JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY, visitation in Colorado and Mississippi, they fought for me as if my child was their child. The DADVOCATES really knows about fathers rights without them my daughter wouldn't get to know my family for another 2 to 3 years. I'm telling you if you hire the DADVOCATES to fight for you, you won't  go wrong,  and have the best in the field of dads rights handling your case, I couldn't thank them enough for what they've done for me and my daughter.

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Jason Schweikert


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Samira is kind, attentive, understanding, tough, and brilliant! I was referred to her by a legal professional who associates with some of the finest Family Law attorneys in the state, and she was everything he said she was. 

If you are involved with a divorce or custody case, you definitely need to call her!

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Expert Criminal Defense Philosophy

In addition to representing fathers in family law cases, our team at The Dadvocates also provide criminal defense services. We run the gamut from representing suits for simple misdemeanors to the most serious felonies, including violent crimes such as drug charges, theft charges, weapons charges, trafficking, sexual assault, murder, and more. We provide tough yet compassionate counsel to those facing fairly minor or serious criminal charges throughout the State of Colorado and the Denver Metro area.

Our mission is to ensure that you do not take a plea unless that is actually the best outcome for you and to ensure the best results at trial. Our highly skilled lead criminal defense attorney, Jason E. Arenstein, has successfully litigated high profile, highly publicized cases and has been trained by the best and most prominent criminal defense attorneys in the States of Colorado and Ohio.

Our criminal defense team is well recognized and respected in the Denver Metro area and Colorado court systems for the outstanding results we produce for our clients, both in settlement and in trial. You can feel confident that our team will offer sound guidance and aggressive representation in matters involving the most minor of misdemeanors and the most serious felonies. 

Our Family Law Mission

Our family law mission is to make sure that every man facing divorce or separation has equal access to his children and that he has enough financial integrity left after the case is finalized to live with honor and dignity. 

Our Criminal Defense Mission

Our aggressive and tenacious criminal defense team is committed to providing clients professional, responsive, and expert defense work. We strive to remain competitive in the constantly changing market for defense legal services by creating and implementing innovative and effective methods for providing cost-effective, quality representation, that leads to the best possible outcomes whether in settlement or trial. 

Meet Our Founding Attorney Samera I. Habib

As a skilled Colorado family law expert, Super-Lawyer, and licensed Child and Family Investigator, Samera Habib can review and resolve complex family matters with creative and intelligent solutions for men and fathers who feel the system is against them. Samera is also an expert in parental alienation cases. Although she is settlement minded, she is a strong litigator when trial becomes necessary. Her team has handled a variety of fathers' and men's rights cases, including those involving international child custody disputes and child kidnapping. Samera has also successfully obtained modifications of parenting and financial orders that were too burdensome or impossible for her clients. The courts routinely issue orders whereby fathers do not get to see their children or have to pay more in monthly bills and child support than their net income allows. Those orders can be overturned and modified if your facts permit, especially with Samera and The Dadvocates by your side. 

Samera Habib
Samera I. Habib

Meet the Rest of Our Team

Partner and Family Law Attorney
Kaitlyn M. Wright

As an Ivy League law school graduate, Super Lawyer, certified Child and Family Investigator, and specialist in high conflict and complex family law matters, Kaitlyn Wright is skilled at resolving civil litigation issues with creative and well-reasoned solutions. In family law, Kaitlyn has successfully litigated and resolved complex international jurisdictional matters, divorces involving high-asset multimillion-dollar estates and companies, and hotly contested child custody cases.  She also has a 100 percent success rate in obtaining awards of attorney fees when the case calls for it. 

Meet Kaitlyn

Lead Criminal Defense Attorney
Jason E. Arenstein

Jason Arenstein is a highly respected Colorado criminal defense attorney who specializes in all criminal defense matters and has litigated complex criminal law cases for over a decade. He gained his Colorado criminal defense experience working alongside one of Colorado's most prominent and well known criminal defense attorneys. 

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Family Law Attorney
Danielle M. Rattray

Danielle Rattray is a well-known Colorado family law attorney who is respected by judges and colleagues. While she is settlement minded, she is known for her powerful trial preparation and presentation. Opposing parties dread having her on the opposite side because she works hard, knows the law, and never gives up. With over 17 years in the court, Danielle understands the needs of her clients and the unique challenges they each face.  Prior to becoming a licensed attorney, she spent several years working as a litigation paralegal in diverse practice areas, including divorce and family law.

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Family Law Attorney
Amy Griner

Amy Griner is an accomplished attorney with over twenty years of experience in family and criminal law. She graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and is licensed in both Indiana and Colorado. She began her career as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney before entering solo practice to follow her passion for family law and juvenile justice becoming a court-appointed guardian ad litem advocating for children and families in crisis.

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Jason Brewer

Jason began his legal career as a Deputy District Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District in Durango and then moved to the San Luis Valley where he was in general practice. Living and practicing in the San Luis Valley reinforced the values that were instilled in Jason being raised in a very small town.

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Senior Paralegal
Trish Wilkerson

Trish Wilkerson has been employed in the legal field for over 30 years, specializing in Family Law and Criminal Defense. She is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University and was inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the National Society of Leadership and Success. She is a member of the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association and a member of the the Colorado State Bar, Arapahoe County Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, College of the State Bar of Texas, and Bexar County Women’s Bar Association.

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Jamie Howell
Administrative Assistant

Jamie Howell is our law firm’s administrative assistant. She attends Community College of Aurora, is majoring in business and is focusing her studies in accounting and finance. Upon obtaining her Associates of Arts degree in business, she plans to pursue her degree in international business studies and environmental science at Metropolitan State University. Jamie is a Colorado native and enjoys Colorado’s many outdoor activities, like camping and hiking with her boyfriend and dog Herb. In her free time Jamie likes to dance and has been dancing since she was young.

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Highly Recommended by Previous Clients


Roman Cordova


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My experience working with Kaitlyn Wright has been nothing but  phenomenal. During the case she kept me well informed and did an excellent job representing me in court. I would highly recommend the Dadvocates as a father for they know the law well and how to help dads in their hardest of times.

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If you want to defend your rights as a father, you've come to the right place. I could not ask for better representation than Kaitlyn Wright and her team. She was nonjudgmental, compassionate, and made everything clear during this difficult process. I have dealt with other lawyers that just go through the motions of the case, but Kaitlyn is truly invested in obtaining the best result for you, which is not always the easiest for a dad in today's system. Highly recommended!!

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Don't Go Down Without a Fight Contact Us Today

No matter how difficult the case, The Dadvocates in Denver, CO, will ensure that you receive the best possible resolution for you and your children. Our lawyers are always ready to take on new clients, and we look forward to speaking with you during a consultation.


National Advocates
AVVO Reviews award
AVVO Clients' Choice Award 2017
AVVO Superb Rating
AVVO Clients' Choice Award 2016
Super Lawyers
Global Law Experts 2019 Award
Lawyers of Distinction 2019

"She Exceeded Expectations at Every Moment"

"The Dadvocates is one of the most professional and results oriented law firms that I have encountered - highly recommend.  I personally worked with Danielle and she exceeded expectations at every moment of my difficult case.  I walked away in a position that, without Danielle and the Dadvocates, I would not have been able to achieve.  The Dadvocates is a high Return on Investment law firm." Daniel Kasper - 5-Star Google Review - 2020


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The Dadvocates

The Dadvocates are the only lawyers in Denver, CO, exclusively focused on protecting the rights of fathers. Our attorneys have received awards and prestigious recognitions from Super Lawyers, Avvo, and the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. We assist dads in a variety of legal matters, including:

You can request a consultation with our firm by filling out our online form or calling (720) 749-2876.

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